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PBS
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
of casualties. the reason can be found in music. ♪ >> reporter: the song comes from indonesia. it means tsunami in the local dialect. each song has been passed down for generations ever since a major tsunami killed thousands when it struck the island over a century ago. ♪ >> reporter: children have been brought up on this lullaby and adults continue to sing it while tending to their fields. the song teaches people how to protect themselves from a tsunami and has been popular still in the island. what should you do if an earthquake strikes? >> translator: run for the hill tops as fast as you can. >> reporter: after the 2004 indian ocean earthquake, many people, remembering the song, did just that, headed for the hills. although over 160,000 people were either killed or remain missing in the pro-vince only, only seven people died on this island, which has a population of just 80,000. this is a researcher at the university who is visiting the islands to study the song. >> translator: this song saved everyone's life. through studying the song, i believe we can integrate this local knowledge into
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
husband was another international guy. he was in indonesia. she met him at the university of hawaii. he was from the east-west center. brought americans the honolulu to prepare to go to asia for study. and that's where she met him. he was a tennis player. she fell in love with lolo. >> host: at what point did the move to jakarta? >> guest: he went back first. you know, both barack, sr. and lolo were constantly being watched by the ins and different regulations, and so lolo could only stay for a certain amount of time. he kept trying to extend his visa after he married her, and found ways to stay. so we got certain jobs that were related to geography and topography in honolulu to keep them there, but eventually things were changing and very dramatic political ways. he was back in 1966. in 1967, in october, barry obama and his mother moved back to indonesia. >> host: so the president lived in jakarta indonesia from 67-71, ages six through 10? >> guest: just about, yes. about four years. >> host: while you were in jakarta, david maraniss, you found a school where barack obama went to schoo
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
? >> guest: his mother couldn't afford to send them there. those 3.5 years, he is in indonesia, immersed in the language. the mother is waking up at 4:00 a.m. to teach him with english schoolbooks to supplement his learning. it is very difficult. and the whole process was something that she realized that she loved indonesia, she was still married, she wanted to stay. but it was coming to a point where she had to make a key decision. it turned out that he could get into the best elite private schools in honolulu, so he went back in fifth grade to start their. >> host: he lived with his grandparents in honolulu in an apartment? >> guest: yes, they moved to an apartment. it was five blocks from the school. he lived there from fifth grade through his senior year. >> host: from ages 11 to 18 years old? >> guest: yes, that is correct. there were some subtle changes. his mother to come back. she came back to study in graduate school. they live a couple blocks away for about two years. then she went back indonesia again. the bulk of that. maxima that's what happened. >> host: that was 1971 going
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
indonesia. [avión despegando] ¡piiifpififig! a casi 1600 kilómetros de distancia en la costa oeste de sumatra, se encuentra la isla de marak. [pájaros trinando] ¡pío,pío,pío! ♪ (narrador) marak, es un paraíso tropical, con una selva interior exuberante e intacta, fue la elección perfecta, para otro centro de rescate de gibones. ♪ inaugurado en 2005, el santuario proporciona un hogar seguro a muchos animales rescatados del comercio de mascotas incluyendo a 45 gibones de sumatra y a 100 siamangs. [siamang gritando] ¡uah,uah,uah! [siamang gritando] ¡uah,uah,uah! el siamang es el miembro de mayor tamaño de la familia de los gibones y posee un saco gular inconfundible que le permite amplificar su llamado. [siamang gritando] ¡aaa-auh,auh,auh! es tan fuerte que puede ser oído a kilómetros de distancia. [siamang gritando] ¡aaa-auh,auh,auh! chanee, deja el manejo diario del santuario a un grupo dedicado que vigilan la isla, 24 horas al día. preparando a los siamangs para ser devueltos a su hábitat. sin embargo hace poco seis de los siamangs, han dado un paseo prematuro haci
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
guy, lolo soetoro from indonesia. he had come there to the east-west center which brought students from various asian countries to hawaii and brought americans to honolulu to the same center who were prepared to go to asia for different studies. and that's where she met him. he was a tennis player. he was very gregarious at that time and she fell in love with lolo. >> host: at what point did they move to jakarta? >> guest: she went back first. he had been there, you know both barack senior and lolo are constantly be washed by the ins for different regulations on visas and so on. so lolo could only stay for a certain amount of time. he can try to extend his visa after he married her and find out ways to save. because certain jobs he said were related to the geography he had learned and topography in honolulu to keep them there. eventually indonesia was changing and dramatic, political wave and he was forced back in 1966. make to 67 and a covert, barry obama and his mother and so tarot booth that. >> host:
CSPAN
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
is a strategic ally of ours in the western pacific near guam and the philippines and indonesia. last year our defense department wrote "failure to follow through on our commitments to palau as reflected in the proposed agreement would jeopardize our defense posture in the western pacific." it's important that the u.s. demonstrate its reliability as a strategic partner in the pacific by approving this 2010 agreement with palau and meeting our commitments. i urge my colleagues to support the amendment. the presiding officer: who yields time in opposition? mr. bingaman: i'm happy to see the matter dealt with a voice vote. ms. mikulski: i move the amendment be adopted by voice. the presiding officer: if there is no further debate on the amendment, all those -- mr. cochran: the senator from mississippi. mr. sessions: i object to the voice vote. i ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be. mr. sessions: on -- to speak on this remaining? the presiding officer: there is 30 seconds remaining in opposition. mr. sessions: madam president, this is
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)